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Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I like sweet potatoes and yams.  West Africa has a kind of sweet potato that is white inside instead of orange.  I like that too 🙂  But I don’t care much for sweet potato fries with the added coating to … Continue reading

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Don’t Go in the Kitchen

I set my scarf on fire while browning veal.  I looked down and there was a ball of fire on my chest!  It was funny, in a kind of sitcom way, but not.  I told my son about it and … Continue reading

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Regular Children

I used to hate grapefruit when I was growing up.  I think most kids do because to them it tastes bitter.  I started eating and enjoying grapefruit in my early 20s.  It had started to taste sweet, in a grapefruit … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pork Filet Mignon with Sauteed Spinach and Roasted Sweet Potato

Cruising through the market today looking for thinly sliced sirloin for the Pho https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/05/23/what-were-having-pho-lunch-tomorrow/ , Jade and I saw this pork filet mignon, stuffed with bacon and goat’s cheese.  What could we do?  After we purchased the filet, we asked the … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Gratin

This vegetable casserole was dictated by the Comte cheese in the freezer and the cauliflower and sweet potato in the refrigerator.  I’ve done a gratin like this with romanesco https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/empty-cupboard-syndrome-romanesco-and-sweet-potatoes/.  This time I decided to skip the bread crumbs and … Continue reading

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